Aesthetix Rhea Phonostage

£4,100.00 (FREE UK Delivery)
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The Rhea phono stage, —the ultimate combination with the Aesthetix Calypso line stage, dedicating separate power supplies and chassis for line and phono functions.

Three individually configurable inputs, stunning quality and upgrade options make this one serious phono stage for the enthusiast.

  • Each input can have its own gain and loading setting that is saved even when in standby mode
  • 40–75dB gain maximum, selectable via front panel or remote control
  • 9 MC loading settings: 75–47,000 ohms, selectable via front panel or remote control
  • Remote control of gain, loading, input switching, mute, and demagnetizer
  • Built-in MC cartridge demagnetizer
  • Two sets of XLR and two sets of RCA outputs per channel
  • All tube amplification and output (10 tubes total)
  • Full function remote included


  • Inputs - 3 discrete phono inputs with RCA (SE)
  • Gain Settings (selectable for each input) - 8 total; 75, 68, 62, 56, 50, 44, 38 dB, and off
  • Load Settings (selectable for each input) - 9 total: 47 K ohms, 10K, 5K, 2.5K, 1K, 500 ohms, 250, 125, and 75 ohms
  • Outputs - 2 RCA (SE) and 2 XLR (balanced)
  • Output impedance - 300 ohms RCA (SE), 600 ohms XLR (balanced)
  • Front Panel Controls - phono input, mute, gain, loading, demagnetizer, and standby
  • Remote Controls - phono input, mute, gain, loading, demagnetizer, and standby
  • Frequency Response - +- 0.25 dB, 20 Hz – 20 KHz
  • Signal To Noise - Measured at 70 dB minimum A-weighted (ref 1 mv input, 75 dB gain setting)
  • Recommended Load - 10 k ohms or greater
  • Tubes (Each Channel) - V1 & V2 (12AX7LP–factory graded low noise), V3 & V4 (12AX7 or equivalent) and V5 (6922)
  • Power Consumption - 20 watts standby, 100 watts active
  • Physical Dimensions - 4 3/8" high, 17 7/8" wide, 18" deep including jacks
  • Shipping Weight - 40 lbs

We endeavour to despatch same day (for orders placed up to 2pm) on available stock items to the vast majority of UK mainland addresses. Please remember to check with us first for a physical stock check if next day delivery is important to you.

UK ORDERS:  We despatch the bulk of our UK mainland items on a 24 hour service – Free of Charge.  Free delivery also applies to the Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, the Scilly Isles, the Scottish highlands and Islands, the Channel Islands and Northern Ireland but may take a day or so longer. Smaller items are delivered using Royal Mail recorded delivery or special delivery. Larger items are delivered using a courier service such as Interlink Express, DPD, UPS or DHL. 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: We offer competitive rates which can be confirmed by email. Please just ask – we will need a full delivery address and telephone number. Smaller items are delivered using Royal Mail Small Packets Airmail with International Tracked and/or Signed depending on value of item and availability of the service. Larger International shipments are sent by insured and tracked services using DPD, DHL or UPS. If there are any delays due to specific customs regulations, etc, you will be contacted by Hifisound or by the courier with a request for any further information required. Customs duties do not apply for shipments into any EU country (for a full list please refer to the EU Country List). Customs duties can apply for countries outside of the EU. Customers in these countries are responsible for all taxes and duties incurred when the items enter their country.

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